Johnny Depp filmography

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Johnny Depp in 2016

John Christopher Depp II is an American actor, painter, character actor, comedian, singer, director, song-writer, author, screen-writer, film producer, art director, Discjockey, and rock bassist. and musician. He started his film career by playing Glen Lantz in the 1984 horror film A Nightmare on Elm Street. He also appeared in the 1986 film Platoon with Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, and Willem Dafoe. In the 1990s, he starred as the title characters in the films Cry-Baby (1990), Edward Scissorhands (1990), Arizona Dream (1993), What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993), Benny and Joon (1993), Ed Wood (1994), Don Juan DeMarco (1995), Dead Man (1995) and Donnie Brasco (1997). He also starred in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas as Hunter S. Thompson (1998), The Ninth Gate as Dean Corso (1999), and Sleepy Hollow as Ichabod Crane (1999).

In the 2000s, he was in the films Chocolat (2000), Blow (2001), From Hell (2001), Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003), Finding Neverland (2004), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), and Public Enemies (2009). He has played Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean series, starting with 2003's The Curse of the Black Pearl, and going on to reprise the role in Dead Man's Chest (2006), At World's End (2007), On Stranger Tides (2011) and Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017). For his roles in The Curse of the Black Pearl, Finding Neverland, and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Depp was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor.

In 2010, Depp was cast as the Mad Hatter in the live-action film Alice in Wonderland. The same year, he went on to star in The Tourist with Angelina Jolie and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Comedy. He has starred in The Rum Diary with Amber Heard (2011), Dark Shadows with Michelle Pfeiffer (2012), The Lone Ranger with Armie Hammer (2013), and Transcendence (2014) with Morgan Freeman.

His television work includes playing Officer Thomas "Tom" Hanson, Jr. in the crime drama 21 Jump Street from 1987 to 1990. He has also lent his voice to the animated series King of the Hill in 2004, SpongeBob SquarePants in 2009, and Family Guy in 2012.

Depp has been described as one of the most versatile and prolific actors of his generation.[1][2]


Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Title Year Role Director Notes Ref.
A Nightmare on Elm Street 1984 Glen Lantz Wes Craven [3][4]
Private Resort 1985 Jack Marshall George Bowers [5]
Platoon 1986 Lerner Oliver Stone [6]
Cry-Baby 1990 Wade "Cry-Baby" Walker John Waters [7]
Edward Scissorhands Edward Scissorhands Tim Burton [8]
Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare 1991 Glen Lantz Rachel Talalay Cameo;
Credited as Guy on TV
Arizona Dream 1993 Axel Blackmar Emir Kusturica [10]
Benny & Joon Sam Jeremiah S. Chechik [11]
What's Eating Gilbert Grape Gilbert Grape Lasse Hallström [12]
Stuff Himself
Ed Wood 1994 Ed Wood Tim Burton [13]
Don Juan DeMarco Don Juan / John R. DeMarco Jeremy Leven
Dead Man 1995 William Blake Jim Jarmusch
Nick of Time Gene Watson John Badham
Cannes Man 1996 Himself Richard Martini Cameo
Donnie Brasco 1997 Donnie Brasco / Joseph D. Pistone Mike Newell
The Brave Raphael Himself Also writer
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas 1998 Raoul Duke Terry Gilliam
L.A. Without a Map Himself / William Blake Mika Kaurismäki Cameo
The Ninth Gate 1999 Dean Corso Roman Polanski
The Astronaut's Wife Spencer Armacost Rand Ravich
Sleepy Hollow Ichabod Crane Tim Burton
Chocolat 2000 Roux Lasse Hallström
Before Night Falls Lt. Victor /
Bon Bon
Julian Schnabel
The Man Who Cried Cesar Sally Potter
Blow 2001 George Jung Ted Demme
From Hell Frederick Abberline Hughes brothers
Once Upon a Time in Mexico 2003 Sheldon Sands Robert Rodriguez
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Captain Jack Sparrow Gore Verbinski
Happily Ever After 2004 L'inconnu Yvan Attal Cameo
Secret Window Morton "Mort" Rainey / John Shooter David Koepp
Finding Neverland J. M. Barrie Marc Forster
The Libertine John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester Laurence Dunmore
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 2005 Willy Wonka Tim Burton
Corpse Bride Victor Van Dort
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest 2006 Captain Jack Sparrow Gore Verbinski
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End 2007
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Benjamin Barker / Sweeney Todd Tim Burton
Public Enemies 2009 John Dillinger Michael Mann
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Tony
(1st Transformation)
Terry Gilliam
Alice in Wonderland 2010 Tarrant Hightopp /
Mad Hatter
Tim Burton
The Tourist Frank Tupelo / Alexander Pearce Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Rango 2011 Rango
Gore Verbinski
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Captain Jack Sparrow Rob Marshall
The Rum Diary Paul Kemp Bruce Robinson Also producer
Jack and Jill Himself-Johnny Depp Dennis Dugan Uncredited cameo
Hugo Martin Scorsese Producer
21 Jump Street 2012 Thomas "Tom" Hanson, Jr., DEA Phil Lord
Christopher Miller
Uncredited cameo
Dark Shadows Barnabas Collins Tim Burton
The Lone Ranger 2013 Tonto Gore Verbinski Also executive producer
Lucky Them Matthew Smith Megan Griffiths Cameo
Transcendence 2014 Dr. Will Caster Wally Pfister
Tusk Guy LaPointe Kevin Smith Credited as Guy LaPointe
Into the Woods The Big Bad Wolf Rob Marshall
Mortdecai 2015 Charlie Mortdecai David Koepp Also producer
Black Mass James "Whitey" Bulger Scott Cooper
Yoga Hosers 2016 Guy LaPointe Kevin Smith
Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie Donald Trump Jeremy Konner
Alice Through the Looking Glass Tarrant Hightopp /
Mad Hatter
James Bobin
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Gellert Grindelwald David Yates Cameo
The Black Ghiandola 2017 Nuclear Med Tech Sam Raimi
Catherine Hardwicke
Theodore Melfi
Short film
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Captain Jack Sparrow Joachim Rønning
Espen Sandberg
Murder on the Orient Express Edward Ratchett /
John Cassetti
Kenneth Branagh
Sherlock Gnomes 2018 Sherlock Gnomes
John Stevenson
London Fields Chick Purchase Matthew Cullen Uncredited
The Professor Richard Wayne Roberts
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Gellert Grindelwald David Yates
City of Lies Russell Poole Brad Furman [14]
Waiting for the Barbarians Films that have not yet been released TBA Colonel Joll Ciro Guerra Post-production [15]
Minamata Films that have not yet been released W. Eugene Smith Andrew Levitas Filming


Title Year Role Notes Ref.
Lady Blue 1985 Lionel Viland Episode: "Beasts of Prey"
Slow Burn 1986 Donnie Fleischer Television film [16]
21 Jump Street 1987–90 Officer Thomas "Tom" Hanson, Jr. 70 episodes
Hotel 1987 Rob Cameron Episode: "Unfinished Business"
The Vicar of Dibley 1999 Himself Episode: "Celebrity Party"
The Fast Show 2000 Episode: "The Last Ever Fast Show"
King of the Hill 2004 Yogi Victor (voice) Episode: "Hank's Back"
This American Life 2008 (voice) Episode: "Escape" [17]
SpongeBob SquarePants 2009 Jack Kahuna Laguna / JKL (voice) Episode: "SpongeBob vs. The Big One"
Life's Too Short 2011 Himself Episode 2
Family Guy 2012 Edward Scissorhands (voice) Episode: "Lois Comes Out of Her Shell"
Muscle Shoals Films that have not yet been released TBA Executive producer

Documentary film[edit]

Title Year Role Notes Ref.
Where It’s At: The Rolling Stone State of the Union 1998 Himself TV film [17]
The Source 1999 Jack Kerouac
Lowell Blues 2000 Himself
All the Love You Cannes! 2002 [17]
Lost in La Mancha Uncredited
Breakfast with Hunter 2003 [17]
Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin
The Wonderful World of Roald Dahl 2005 Television documentary [17]
Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride: Hunter S. Thompson on Film 2006
Deep Sea 3D Narrator
When the Road Bends… Tales of a Gypsy Caravan Himself [17]
Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten 2007
Runnin' Down a Dream
Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson 2008 Narrator
Marc Forster – Der Weg zu 007 Himself [17]
Rock and a Hard Place: Another Night at the Agora [17]
Taste of Hollywood 2009 Mr. Hayes [17]
In Search of Ted Demme 2010 Himself [17]
When You're Strange Narrator
Cannes Man 2011 Himself [17]
Pearl Jam Twenty Uncredited
For No Good Reason 2012
Close Up [17]
Radioman [17]
Sunset Strip [17]
Don’t Say No Until I Finish Talking: The Story of Richard D. Zanuck 2013 [17]
Don Rickles: One Night Only 2014 Television documentary [17]
Doug Stanhope: No Place Like Home 2016 Producer

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "The Versatile Johnny Depp Over the Years". The Quint. Retrieved 2018-09-29.
  2. ^ "Johnny Depp Admits to Using an Earpiece, as Well as Generally Falling Apart". Study Breaks. 2018-06-28. Retrieved 2018-09-29.
  3. ^ JohnnyDeppMoviesList.org. "Johnny Depp A Nightmare on Elm Street". johnnydeppmovieslist.org. Retrieved February 21, 2015.
  4. ^ Geoff Herbert (October 31, 2014). "13 fun Freddy facts as 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' turns 30". Syracuse Media Group. Retrieved December 15, 2014.
  5. ^ Chris Nashawaty (March 26, 2014). "24 Stars' Worst Movies". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved December 15, 2014.
  6. ^ Britt Haye (December 7, 2013). "See the Cast of 'Platoon' Then and Now Read More: See the Cast of 'Platoon' Then and Now". Screen Crush. Retrieved December 15, 2014.
  7. ^ Tim Appelo (August 19, 2013). "Johnny Depp Makes Surprise Appearance at Hollywood Cemetery 'Cry-Baby' Screening". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 15, 2014.
  8. ^ "The 100 Greatest Movie Characters". Empire Online. Retrieved December 15, 2014.
  9. ^ Michael Blitz; Louise Krasniewicz (2008). Johnny Depp: A Biography. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press. p. 67. ISBN 9780313343001.
  10. ^ Roger Ebert (January 6, 1995). "Arizona Dream Movie Review & Film Summary (1995)". Roger Ebert Online. Retrieved December 15, 2014.
  11. ^ Roger Ebert (April 16, 1993). "Benny and Joon Movie Review and Summary (1993)". Roger Ebert Online. Retrieved December 15, 2014.
  12. ^ Jeff Labrecque (February 16, 2014). "'Gilbert Grape' at 20: When Johnny met Leo..." Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved December 15, 2014.
  13. ^ Roger Ebert (October 7, 1994). "Ed Wood Movie Review & Film Summary (1994)". Roger Ebert Online. Retrieved December 15, 2014.
  14. ^ Hipes, Patrick (August 6, 2018). "Johnny Depp's 'City Of Lies' Movie Pulled From Release Schedule". deadline. Retrieved August 6, 2018.
  15. ^ Johnny Depp on ‘The Crimes of Grindelwald’ and His Most Iconic Roles
  16. ^ Michael Blitz; Louise Krasniewicz (2008). Johnny Depp: A Biography. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press. p. 18. ISBN 9780313343001. Retrieved 15 December 2014.
  17. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p JohnnyDeppMoviesList.org. "Johnny Depp New Movies". Retrieved February 21, 2015.